COURTS OF PARIS, NAPLES, ETC. 133 weather and terreur panique* What must the truth be when they publish so much ? At last they have given a palliated account of the misfortunes of the flotilla of Dunkirk, which has been knocked to pieces by the sea. There are great disturbances there; officers hanged up by the sailors, others sent prisoners to Lille. Madame Campan keeps a boarding-school at St. Germain, and has fifty-six scholars.1 Her husband lives with her, and teaches the children music, &c. Her father died quite insolvent. Her sister, Madame Nugent, threw herself out of a window upon her husband's being arrested and herself denounced. I am assured that Madame Campan was cruelly calumniated in the Revolution. Isidore Lynch is here with Meade, doing nothing and living upon nothing, from his having remained en demi caractere in the French service. Had he gone to England, he might have had a regiment; and had he been zealous in the Revolu- tion, he would have had a command. i Madame Campan, femme d& chambre to Marie Antoi- nette. Amongst her scholars were Napoleon's sister, Madame Murat, and Mademoiselle Beauharnais (Pauline). She was also appointed directress of the Orphan Establishment of the Legion of Honour at Ecouen. Madame Campan was accused of acting towards some of her kttves in a manner not highly creditable to her character or their virtue.